Andre Onana flies in to complete £47.2m Man Utd transfer TODAY… but Ten Hag will have just £20m to spend on striker

ANDRE ONANA will sign for Manchester United today after a deal worth up to £47.2MILLION was finally sorted with Inter Milan.

The keeper flew in last night and will put pen to paper on a five-year deal, with the option of a sixth, following a medical.

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Boss Erik ten Hag is hoping he might even be able to join his squad by the time they jet out to start their American tour after tonight’s friendly with Lyon in Edinburgh.

First, however, a visa must be arranged for the 27-year-old, who will cost the Red Devils £43.8m up front with the rest of the fee based on add-ons.

Ten Hag made him a priority after former  No 1 David de Gea left on a free transfer at the end of last month following a 12-year stay and 545 appearances.

Cameroonian Onana had already agreed wages of around £200,000 a week before he said goodbye to Inter team-mates yesterday and headed for the airport.

He will be re-united with Ten Hag having picked up three Eredivisie titles under the  manager before he left Ajax on a free transfer just a year ago.

Onana, who quit international football in December after  falling out with Cameroon boss Rigobert Song at the World Cup, is Ten Hag’s second major  signing of the summer following Mason Mount’s £55m arrival.

The Dutchman will now turn his full attention to the capture of Atalanta’s Rasmus Hojlund.

The Italian club initially demanded a whopping £86m for the 6ft 3in Danish striker, who has played just 87 senior games and scored nine goals in 32 appearances last season.


But the Old Trafford outfit are growing confident they can get the price down to around £60m including add-ons for the 20- year-old.

Onana’s arrival, coupled with Mount’s fee, means Ten Hag has already splurged £98.8m of his  transfer budget, which is limited to £120m

But he hopes to make up the difference for Hojlund in player sales with Harry Maguire, Anthony Elanga, Alex Telles, Scott McTominay and Dean  Henderson all available.

And he expects to get up to £10m for  full-back Telles.

A deal is all but agreed with Al-Nassr, where he will link up again with ex-United team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, with the 30-year-old already understood to have struck personal terms.

Goalkeeper Henderson’s move to Nottingham Forest has stalled after a offer of £10m was rejected.

But the clubs are still expected to agree on a higher fee, especially as Onana is set to become United’s new No 1.

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